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Island Women

Prose and Poetry

by L. Brehaut

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Gynergy Books/Ragweed Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian literature,
  • Literary collections,
  • Poetry,
  • 20th century,
  • Prince Edward Island,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8353094M
    ISBN 100920304192
    ISBN 109780920304198
    OCLC/WorldCa10350270

    In her literary debut, Nanaimo author Haley Healey is shining a light on some historically significant yet overlooked Vancouver Island women. “Often in the past it was men who were featured in the history books, so I wanted to feature diverse women who were maybe not featured in history books and history talks as much,” she said.


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